The Knoxville News Sentinel recently published an article about Right at Home in Knoxville called “New local companies cater to high demand for senior services” in which the local franchisees, Joey and Jama Creswell, were interviewed about the growth of their business. The article states that the Creswell’s have grown their business to 70 employees and “anticipate 20% to 25% growth this year.” The Creswill’s Right at Home business growth is a testament to the growing demand for in home senior care industry. A portion of the article is included below and the article can be read in its entirety by clicking here.
By Carly Harrington
Five days a week, Kayla Foust comes to the home of Mary Lou Woodard, where she does a little housekeeping, cooks meals and escorts the 74-year-old around town to run errands. But mostly, she provides companionship. “I am still capable of doing certain things, but there are certain things I am not capable of,” Woodard said. “It was what my children wanted.” In order to stay at home as long as possible, Woodard and her family turned to Right at Home, a franchise that has provided in-home care to area seniors since March 2010. Businesses like Right at Home that cater to seniors continue to sprout up as the aging Baby Boomer population sparks new careers for those looking to capitalize on the high demand for seniors services. Since they began Right at Home, Joey and Jama Creswell have seen their business grow to about 70 employees. This year, they anticipate 20 percent to 25 percent growth. (Read More)